School Age

Students up through eighth grade may choose from age appropriate programs scheduled after school.  Some programs require registration.  Register online by clicking the register link, stop in at the Children’s and Youth Services desk, or call (216) 226-8275, ext. 140.

Homework Help: For Students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade

Monday through Friady from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. through Friday, May 26, 2017 in the Main Library Homework Room and at the Madison Branch.

Brain Recess: For Students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade

Coloring sheets, puzzles, card games and board games may be sgined out at the Children's and Youth Services desk at the Main Library.

Pen Pal Club: For Students Entering Second through Fifth Grade

Monday, June 12, 2017 through Monday, July 24, 2017 in the Main Library Children’s and Youth Services Department. Make new friends, mystery friends. Visit the Library weekly and write a letter about the theme of the week. Practice your reading and writing skills at the same time! One letter per week will be mailed to your secret friend by the Library, and you will also receive one letter per week from your secret friend. Paper, envelopes and postage are provided by the Library. Celebrate your new friends at a Meet and Greet party at the end of the program.

 


 

 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Registration is required. Kids love slumber parties and so do we! Little ones will bring their favorite stuffed animal for a special story time and craft. Kids then kiss their cuddly friends good night and leave them at the Library for a sleepover filled with fun and games.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

Main Children's Desk

For you and your 4 to 7 year old child

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Slideshow and Pick Up

Pick up your furry friends and watch a silly slideshow of their adventures.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

You and Your 4 to 7 year old child

Art Connection

For Students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Art activities let you express your view of the world. Create your own unique piece of art to take home and show off to family and friends. Registration is required.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

Main Children's Desk

For students in kindergarten through fifth grade

Reading Marathon

Drop in anytime to hear stories as librarians read books aloud all day from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Multiple Library staff members will take turns reading aloud and each one will pick their favorites to share. No registration required.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:00am

Main Children's Desk

For All Ages

Magical Menagerie Jr. Video Game Creation

Registration required. I spy with my little eye, mermaids, pixies and dragons that fly! Learn how to use Scratch as we make a hunt and click video game based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe.

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 2:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For Students Entering First through Third Grade

Afternoon at the Movies: The Secret Life of Pets

Beat the summer heat with the whole family by taking in a movie on our big, beautiful screen. We’ll see you there!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

The Whole Family

Galaxy Slime

Registration is required. Start with a cup of glue and a splash of color. Sprinkle with glitter, then add a pinch of starch. Knead, knead, knead some more, then push and pull, push and pull. Tadaa! You’ve got galaxy slime.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For Students Entering First through Third Grade

Afternoon at the Movies: Lilo & Stitch

Beat the summer heat with the whole family by taking in a movie on our big, beautiful screen. We’ll see you there!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

The Whole Family

No-Bake Bakery

Registration required. You read that right! Get ready to measure and mix to make delicious cookies. The best part? No baking required. Learn some basic math and science skills and reward yourself by gobbling up your delicious creations.

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 3:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For Students Entering First through Third Grade

Jr. Robotics JungleBOT Express

LEGO® WeDo® robots join together with Mowgli from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book in this two-hour program. Work with a partner to build and program robots based on the misadventures of Mowgli and his jungle family. Registration is required.

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For students entering second through fourth grade

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